Reuters Photojournalist Killed in Bangkok Protests

April 11, 2010 lead

From:  Reuters (via Tippster on the FORUM)

“Hiro Muramoto, a 43-year-old Japanese national, was shot in the chest and arrived at Klang Hospital without a pulse, hospital Director Dr Pichaya Nakwatchara said.

Muramoto, who had worked for Reuters in Tokyo for more than 15 years, was married with two children.

‘I am dreadfully saddened to have lost our colleague Hiro Muramoto in the Bangkok clashes,’ said Reuters Editor-in-Chief David Schlesinger.”

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